|Pulmuone Kimchi Museum - All about Kimchi (풀무원김치박물관)|
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Since its foundation in 1986, the Kimchi Museum has displayed historical relics related to kimchi, different types of kimchi, mock-ups of kimchi-making processes, and information about the efficacy derived from the kimchi fermentation process. Visitors will learn about the origin and history of kimchi through historical books, paintings, and writings. Various types of kimchi crocks, along with traditional kitchen utensils that were used to prepare it will also be introduced. Various models show specific types of kimchi that were developed in regions all over Korea. The Kimchi Museum has reference rooms, kimchi-tasting rooms (two different kinds of kimchi each month), and a store where visitors can purchase quality kimchi. Nearby attractions that are worth visiting, are COEX (Convention & Exhibition Center) and the COEX Aquarium, the Korea World Trade Center Observatory, and Bongeunsa Temple.
|Exhibition Hall Information|
* History of Kimchi
This place presents the work of Kim Yeong Hun, an installation artist, featuring the image of Kimchi. Here, you may learn the origin and the history of Kimchi with figures of Kimchi, ancient books, writing & paintings, and earthenware displayed by era.
* Types of Kimchi
Here, you may learn the different types of Kimchi our ancestors enjoyed by each season and by different region. You may also see the Kimchi enjoyed at the Royal Place and a temple.
* How to make and store Kimchi
You may learn the main ingredients of Kimchi and even smell it.
* Nutritional benefits of Kimchi
Learn more about Kimchi by watching video clips on how we digest Kimchi, and what health/nutritional benefits Kimchi has.
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Adults (ages 17
and over) 5,000 won / Group 4,000 won
Youths (ages 8-17 ) 3,000 won / Group 2,000 won
Children (ages 6 & below ) 2,000 won / Group 1,000 won
* Group: 20 or more people.
* Infants (age 3 & below) and Seniors (ages 65 & over) may enter free of charge.
|Available (COEX Mall)|
|2,000 won for first 30 min / 1,000 won for every 15min after|
|Advanced reservation is required for groups of over 20 people.
Group with minimum of 120 people requires phone reservation.
Inquiries: +82-2-6002-6456 or
|Foreign Language Intepretation Services|
tour (English, Japanese)
Jongak Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 3.
Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 6.
[Bus] From Jongak Station,take bus 0015, 7022, 7023, 401, 406, 704, 5500, 9400, 9402.
From Anguk Station, take bus 1012, 7025, 109, 151, 162, 171, 272, 601, 602-1 (Airport Bus).
|www.kimchimuseum.co.kr (Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)|